French Victory over the Spanish at Rocroi (31 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

A French army, under the command of the Duc d'Enghien, defeats the Spanish at the Battle of Rocroi. This victory marks the end of the era of supremacy for Spanish forces.

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Editors. "French Victory over the Spanish at Rocroi". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2250, accessed 24 June 2017.]


Related Groups

  1. European Dynastic and Religious Wars 16th-17th Centuries: France
  2. Thirty Years War

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